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Grocott & Ward, comps.  Grocott’s Familiar Quotations, 6th ed.  189-?.
 
Eloquence
 
Pour the full tide of eloquence along,
Serenely pure, and yet divinely strong.
        Pope.—Imitation of Horace, Book II. Epi. II. Line 171.
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Rapt with zeal, pathetic, bold, and strong,
Roll’d the full tide of eloquence along.
        Falconer.—The Demagogue, Line 79.
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Go on, spare no invectives, but open the spout of your eloquence, and see with what a calm, connubial resignation, I will both hear and bow to the chastisement.
        Colley Cibber.—The Lady’s Last Stake, Act II. Scene 1.
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Silence that wins, where eloquence is vain.
        Hayley.—The Triumphs of Temper, Canto II.
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Silence that spoke, and eloquence of eyes.
        Pope.—The Iliad, Book XIV. Line 252.
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And all the dreadful eloquence of pain.
        Dr. Young.—The Last Day, Book III. Line 129.
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